Transfer Deadline Day highlights: Man United signs Amrabat … – Sportstar

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Updated : Sep 02, 2023 04:00 IST
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Highlights on all the transfers taking place on deadline day around the world. Scroll down for updates of the transfers that happened on the final day of the summer transfer window.
1. Sofyan Amrabat to Manchester United
2. Joao Felix to Barcelona
3. Joao Cancelo to Barcelona
4. Ryan Gravenberch to Liverpool
5. Randal Kolo Muani to PSG (reports- official confirmation pending as of when this is being written)
6. Mason Greenwood to Getafe
It is past 3:30 AM IST (11 BST), which means that the summer transfer window has officially closed.
Stay tuned to Sportstar for all transfer-news related follow-up stories.
Thank you for joining us throughout deadline day. Goodnight and take care.
Arsenal defender Rob Holding has signed for Crystal Palace. Palace has signed the centre-back for a fee of 4 million pounds. The 27 year-old will sign a three-year contract.
Holding had some offers from some La Liga clubs but he wanted Palace.
Juan Bernat has joined Benfica on a loan deal from PSG minutes before the transfer window deadline.
Getafe has reached an agreement to sign Mason Greenwood on a loan deal from Manchester United. All the documents have been signed. Both United and Greenwood gave the greenlight.
A deal with Lazio collapsed earlier in the day.
Five minutes folks – that is all left of the summer transfer window 2023. Any last-minute twists?
Real Betis has reached an agreement to sign Abde from Barcelona. The fee is 7.5 million euros for 50% to Barcelona.
It looks like Patson Daka will need to wait his turn to play top-flight football. The Leicester City player was linked with a move to Bournemouth earlier in the day and a deal was close. However, as things stand, the deal is off.
Manchester United confirmed the loan move for Sofyan Amrabat till June 2024. A deal had been agreed long back. Only the official confirmation was pending.
Despite being linked with a potential move to Bayern Munich, and then Tottenham Hotspur, it looks like Chalobah is staying at Chelsea.
Brennan Johnson has signed his Tottenham contract. The club should make the official announcement soon.
What did Cancelo say after joining?
What did Felix say after joining?
Mason Greenwood is close to moving from Manchester United to Getafe on a loan deal. The paperwork is still being sorted but the clubs are optimistic of completing the formalities.
The Premier League and the La Liga transfer window will officially close at 3:30 AM IST (11 PM BST). These are the last two top leagues in Europe where the window is still open.
João Cancelo has joined Barcelona on loan deal from Man City. No buy option included in the deal.
What Barca said: ““Club wishes to thank the João publicly for the financial effort made and his desire to wear the Barça shirt.”
Cancelo has reduced his wages to make the move possible.
Armel Bella Kotchap has completed a loan move to PSV Eindhoven from Southampton. Buy option clause not included in the contract.
He was linked with a move to Bayern earlier in the day but the Bavarians could not come to an agreement.
Conor Gallagher, Ian Maatsen and Marc Cucurella are all staying at Chelsea.
Real Betis is closing in on signing Abde deal. An agreement has been reached between Betis and Barcelona.
It is 2:30 AM IST (10 PM BST) and the Ligue 1 transfer window has officially shut.
Ryan Gravenberch has joined Liverpool on a permanent deal from Bayern Munich. It is a five-year deal (40 million euros plus 5 million euros package).
Gravenberch comments after signing with Liverpool – “It’s one of the biggest clubs in the world. The fans, the stadium, from the outside it is top.”
Alvaro Odriozola has joined Real Sociedad from Real Madrid according to reports. More details in the coming hours.
The Ligue 1 summer transfer window will officially shut at 2:30 AM IST (10 PM BST). This means that no Ligue 1 clubs can deal with other clubs but other clubs can sign players from Ligue 1.
Armel Bella Kotchap will make a loan move to PSV Eindhoven. Buy option clause not included in the contract.
He was linked with a move to Bayern earlier in the day but the Bavarians could not come to an agreement.
Defender Jamal Baptiste has joined Man City as a free agent from West Ham. He will be loaned to Belgian side Lommel
Sofyan Amrabat is signing his contract as a Man United player as of this moment. Deal was agreed long back with Fiorentina. An official announcement can be expected in the coming hours.
Ajax has completed the signing of left back Borna Sosa. The contract has been signed. The transfer fee is in the range of 8 million euros.
Nottingham Forest has agreed a deal to sign centre-back Andrew Omobamidele. Norwich City has accepted Forest’s proposal.
The player will have his medical right now.
According to latest reports, Ryan Gravenberch has signed the contract as a Liverpool player. The Reds have their target.
OGC Nice has confirmed the mutual termination of Kasper Schmeichel’s contract. The former Premier League- winning goalkeeper is a free agent right now.
In the latest update from England, Tottenham Hotspur has approached Chelsea for Chalobah on a loan deal.
Chalobah was linked with a Bayern move, but that fell through. Nottingham Forest was ineterested is signing the player, but Chalobah rejected the move.
Eden Hazard will move to Belgian club Royal Antwerp in a 1 year + (1 year optional) deal according to reports. This is a significant signing for the club, which will play in the Champions League this season.
Juan Mata is close to joining Japanese club Vissel Kobe. He has chosen the J-League ahead of offers from the Middle East.
Boubakary Soumaré has joined Sevilla from Leicester City. Official and confirmed.
Big news coming in from the French capital. Randal Kolo Muani to PSG is a done deal. Deal in place for 90 million euros package – 75 million fixed & 15 million add-ons.
It is a five-year deal. Medical tests already passed by the player in Paris and the move has been approved by Eintracht.
After Felix, now Cancelo’s move to Barcelona is imminent. The Cancelo is also a straight loan move from Manchester City.
As per reports, no buy option in the deals due to Financial Fair Play.
Eric García will move to Girona on a loan deal with no option to buy clause. Now, Barca and Girona will need to get the documents ready on time.
Ibrahim Sangaré has just arrived in Nottingham from PSV to undergo medical and join the club on a 35-million package deal.
Hirving Lozano has joined PSV Eindhoven for a second stint after making a move from Napoli.
His first stint lasted from 2017-2019, between which he scored 34 goals in 60 appearances.
An agreement has been reached for João Félix’s move from Atletico Madrid to Barcelona.
Verbal agreement has been reached on loan deal. NO buy option clause will be included in the deal.
As per reports, Nottingham Forest is preparing an opening bid for Andrew Omobamidele as its new centre-back.
This happened after Chalobah rejected a move to Forest.
Albert Sambi Lokonga has joined Luton Town on loan from Arsenal. Deal has been agreed with both the club and the player.
The Serie A window has shut and Lazio could not come to an agreement for a Mason Greenwood move from Manchester United. The deal is off.
Folks, it is 11:30 PM IST. This means that the Serie A transfer window has officially shut. It cannot open fresh talks for player signings. It must be noted that other clubs can still buy/loan players from the Serie A.
Inter Milan has completed a Davy Klaassen move on permanent deal from Ajax.
Augsburg have signed right-back Kevin Mbabu from Fulham on a season-long loan.
Mason Greenwood’s move to Lazio is NOT OFF as of now. It is being said that the club will try to find a solution in the coming minutes.
Please note that the Serie A window shuts at 11:30 PM IST.
Negotiations between Tottenham Hotspur and Atlético Madrid for Højbjerg have currently reached a standstill.
Spurs rejected the opening bid as it the deal was not including an obligation to buy clausse, as per reports.
Borna Sosa has completed medical at Ajax and the deal set to be signed in the coming hours.
Less than 30 minutes to go for the Serie A transfer window to officially close. The window closes at 11:30 PM IST (7 PM BST).
Manchester United Academy forward Charlie McNeill is embarking on another loan spell, after joining Stevenage for the remainder of this season.
Randal Kolo Muani’s from Einctracht Frankfurt to PSG is off as of now. The French champion is trying to convince Frankfirt, despite the club not finding a suitable replacement.
How can PSG sign Kolo Muani?
The only way PSG can sign Kolo Muani is by selling Hugo Ekitike on permanent deal.
Ekitike negotiated with Crystal Palace today over a possible loan deal, of which PSG was NOT aware of. The French club won’t approve a loan move. If Ekitike leaves, Kolo Muani can join PSG.
PSG sends 19-year-old Ismaël Gharbi (19) on loan to FC Stade Lausanne.
Fiorentina has signed Maxime Lopez from Sassuolo. It is a loan deal with an option to buy for 8 million euros.
Callum Hudson-Odoi has joined Nottingham Forest from Chelsea on a 3 million pounds fee, which can go up to 5 million with add ons included.
Bournemouth is closing in on deal to sign Patson Daka from Leicester on loan with buy option clause. Premier League football might be an incentive for the player.
Swiss midfielder Remo Freuler has joined Bologna on permanent deal from Nottingham Forest.
Divock Origi to Nottingham Forest is a done deal. The player is already in the UK, undergoing medical tests according to reports. It is a loan deal that includes a buy option clause valid in June 2024.
João Palhinha deal from Fulham to Bayern Munich is 100% OFF. Medical and media duties took place today but deal was not completed.
According to reports, Fulham tried a last minute signing for Scott McTominay from Man United, but no deal on player side. Palhinha will return to Fulham.
Centre-back Jonny Evans will have a second stint at Manchester United after signing a short-term deal with the Red Devils till June 2024.
Luka Jovic will join AC Milan on a loan deal from Fiorentina. No loan fee involved. Loan deal is till June.
Nottingham Forest is also closing in on Divock Origi deal from AC Milan on loan, same conditions.
If the Joao Palhinha debacle was not enough, Bayern could not complete the signing of Armel Bella Kotchap from Southampton on time.
It has tried to sign Chalobah from Chelsea before Bella Kotchap but that also did not work out.
According to sources, Ryan Gravenberch deal from Bayern to Liverpool will be fine despite the tournaround with João Pahlinha. Palhinha completed two round of medical tests, took pictures in Bayern shirt but the deal has collapsed.
Liverpool believes all necessary documents are already signed.
AC Milan is close to completing free loan deal for Luka Jović joining from Fiorentina. This move involves no loan fee. He would join Milan on a free move.
Nico Dominguez has joined Nottingham Forest on 10 illion euros deal from Serie A club Bologna. He arrived earlier to sign the documents and complete his medical.
As of now, it is has been five minutes since the Bundesliga transfer window has shut, which means Bundesliga clubs cannot open talks with any other club. However, clubs from other continents can still sign players from the Bundesliga.
Here is when the transfer window in the other major leagues is shutting
Premier League: 3:30 AM, September 2 (11 PM BST)
La Liga: 3:30 AM, September 2 (11 PM BST)
Serie A: 11:30 PM, September 1 (7 PM BST)
Ligue 1: 2:30 AM, September 2. (10 PM BST)
Mark Van Bommel has signed a new deal as Royal Antwerp manager that will keep him at the club until 2025.
It looks like Chalobah will be staying at Chelsea for now. The deal has almost collapsed between Bayern and Chelsea and no deal as of now.
Bayern is working to sign Armel Bella Kotchap from Southampton,
Atletico Madrid had opened verbal bid for Tottenham midfielder Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg but the deal looks to be off because the English club is not convinced.
Manchester United has confirmed that it has completed a loan deal for Spanish full-back Sergio Regulion on a loan deal from Tottenham Hotspur.
Manchester United signs Sergio Reguilon on loan from Tottenham Hotspur

Trevoh Chalobah is reportedly keen to move to Bundesliga champion Bayern Munich. It is either that or he remains at Chelsea. There were earlier reports of a move to Nottingham Forest, but as per the latest updates, both clubs are not negotiating.
Bayern must be quick if it wants Chalobah. The Bundesliga transfer window closes in an hour.
Please note that the Bundesliga transfer window will officially close at 9:30 PM IST (5 PM BST). So less than an hour to go.
The Bundesliga transfer window is closing the soonest among the top-five European leagues.
Tottenham Hotspur defender Japhet Tanganga leaves the North London club to Bundesliga side Augsburg on a loan deal with a 6 million euros loan fee.
Bournemouth has reached a verbal agreement to sign Colombian winger Luis Sinisterra from Leeds United.
The deal is being finalised between clubs. Personal terms were already accepted by the player. According to reports, it is a loan move for the winger. Next step – medical.
According to latest updates, Joao Felix is set to land in Barcelona soon. This will be a big deadline day signing for the Spanish champion. Stay tuned for the latest updates on this move.
Arsenal defender is currently having his medical at Crystal Palace. Palace has signed centre-back for a fee of 4 million pounds. The 27 year-old will reportedly sign a three-year contract.
Holding had some offers from some La Liga clubs but he wanted Palace.
Premier League side has signed English midfielder James McAtee on a one-year loan deal from champion Manchester City. He is back with the Blades.
Chelsea is reportedly ready to off-load young winger Ian Maatsen, with Burnley ready to pay over 31 million pounds. But the player is not ready to leave Stamford Bridge, which has put the deal into a difficult position.
Che Adams to Wolves is Off!
Southampton has blocked the proposed Che Adams transfer to Wolverhampton Wanderers. The Scotland striker was due to extend his contract with the Saonts and go on loan with £15m buy option, which could become an obligation. for the club.
Deal currently off, reports The Athletic.
Ibrahim Sangare is set to join Nottingham Forest from Dutch side PSV Eindhoven. The defensive midfielder will reportedly join on a package worth 35 million euros.
Meanwhile, Neil Maupay is set to return to Brentford for his second spell. He will join the Premier League side on loan from Everton with an option to buy.
As per multiple reports from UK, Liverpool had an offer in excess of 100 million pounds plus add-ons from the Saudi Pro League side, Al Ittihad, the team that had Karim Benzema as another of its forwards. But Liverpool’s stance remains the same – Salah is not for sale.
Bayern Munich is reportedly set to sign João Palhinha from Premier League side, Fulham. He looks to be the Bavarians’ replacement for Ryan Gravenberch, who is joining Liverpool on deadline day.
Reports from Spain indicate that Joao Felix is set for a move to FC Barcelona. The Portuguese forward fell out of favour at Atletico Madrid and had a loan spell at Chelsea last season.
Daniel Levy looks to have finally found a breakthrough in the negotiations for forward Brennan Johnson, who is set to move from Nottingham Forest to Tottenham Hotspur on the deadline day.
Tottenham midfielder Pierre-Emile Højbjerg has refused a move to Fulham which has stalled the club’s pursuit of Chelsea midfielder Conor Gallagher, as per reports in the UK.
The Morocco midfielder, who impressed at the FIFA World Cup 2022, is set to join Manchester United. He is expected to replace Fred, who left the club this summer.
Manchester United reach transfer deadline day agreement to sign Amrabat – reports
Ajax will reportedly sign Borna Sosa. The Croatian fullback already on his way to medical and will join the team as the Dutch giant looks to get back to track after the exit of its manager Erik ten Hag.
According to reports from England, Liverpool has refused a verbal offer from the Saudi Pro League side, Al Ittihad. The player is reportedy keen but will not push for a move out of the club.
Paris Saint-Germain looks to have found a solution in the final third after Messi and Neymar left. France’s young forward Randal Kolo Muani is reportedly set to join the Ligue 1 side from Eintracht Frankfurt.
Barcelona defender Clement Lenglet joins Aston Villa on loan. This is his second stint in the Premier League, with the Frenchman playing for Tottenham last season.
A number of big clubs are involved in signing and releasing players this summer. Donny van de Beek has attracted interest from Luton Town, the club playing in the Premier League for the very first time.
Meanwhile, Johan Bakayoko has communicated to Brentford that he’s not joining them. The Belgian will continue at PSV Eindhoven as it stands.
Axel Iwobi has agreed to join to Fulham on a permanent transfer. The transfer fee is reportedly around 22 million pounds.
Marc Jurado, on the other hand, leaves Manchester Utd on a permanent move to Espanyol.
The Juventus legend has joined Bundesliga side Union Berlin.
“1. FC Union Berlin have signed Italian international Leonardo Bonucci, with the 36-year-old moving to the Alte Försterei from record Italian champions, Juventus,” the club said in a statement.
“It is special for me to take the step abroad for the first time in my career. At Union, I have the opportunity to continue playing at the highest level and to support the team on its way in three demanding competitions with my experience. I am very much looking forward to this new station in my career” said Bonucci on his move to the capital.
Arsenal officially announced that Portuguese full-back Nuno Tavares will join Nottingham Forest on loan this season.
The 23-year-old spent last season on loan with Ligue 1 side Marseille, where he made 39 appearances in all competitions, scoring six goals.
The attacking left-sided full-back joined us from Portuguese side Benfica in July 2021. He made 28 appearances in all competitions for us in his first season, scoring once and assisting twice.
Gini Wijaldum follows former Liverpool temmate Jordan Henderson to Saudi Pro League. He will join Al Ettifaq on a thre-year deal from Paris Saint-Germain.
Chelsea completed the signing of midfielder Cole Palmer from Manchester City on a seven-year deal, the Premier League club announced on Saturday.
Transfer Deadline Day: Treble-winner Cole Palmer joins Chelsea from Manchester City
Altay Bayindir has joined Manchester United on a contract running until June 2027, with the option of a further year, subject to international clearance, the Premier League club said on Friday.
Transfer Deadline Day: Manchester United signs goalkeeper Altay Bayindir until June 2027
Borussia Dortmund swooped in to sign the highest goalscore in the Bundesliga last season Niclas Fullkrug, who joins the club on a three-year deal.
Manchester United has reportedly signed Turkish goalkeeper Altay Bayindir from Fenerbahce. The GK will join as a replacement for Dean Henderson.
Former Liverpool striker Divock Origi, who is now at AC Milan, is expected to fly into the UK. Two Premier League clubs, Burnley and Nottingham Forest are interested in his signature.
Ajax and Netherlands midfielder Davy Klassen has reportedly comopleted his move to Inter Milan. The 30-year-old had been in Ajax for three years in his second stint and the club and has now left for free oafter his contract expired at the end of the season.
Bayern Munich midfielder Ryan Gravenberch has reportedly agreed to join Liverpool. He is on Merseyside today to complete his medical and the signing will be made official soon.
Manchester United has completed a loan move for Tottenham Hotspur full-back Sergio Reguilon. The former Real Madrid player is done with his medical and is expected to replace Luke Shaw until he is out with injury.
Here’s what he brings to the table:
Julian Bernat is reportedly rumoured for a move from Paris Saint-Germain to Benfica. The Ligue 1 outfit has been embroiled in a tug of war with Mbappe over his contract extension and might be lookking for a fresh start sooner than later.
Leonardo Bonucci, the Juventus legend is reportedly linked with Bundesliga side, Union Berlin. The deal is not yet confirmed but is in its advanced stages.
Multiple reports from England have confirmed that the Chelsea player is on his way to Nottingham Forest. He will have his medical today and will be a Forest player by today.
The top five leagues of Europe usually attract most of the attention on deadline day, with the European heavyweights springing out some surprises at the minute. Not only the heavyweights, but modern football has also seen mid-table clubs and even the minnows, making some last-minute moves in the transfer market that has been the topic of discussion.
In Europe, the deadline day is on Friday, September 1 (September 2 in IST for Premier League, La Liga and Ligue 1) but the the window shuts at varying times across the continent.
The summer window for the 2023-24 season is in its last few days now. While some clubs have wrapped up their business for the window, many would look to make last-minute additions in a bid to strengthen their squad for the ongoing season.
When was the transfer window first introduced?
The idea of a transfer window was first proposed and discussed by national football associations in the 1990s, but it wasn’t until 2002 that FIFA made the system compulsory and official.
What is the transfer window used for?
While the term ‘transfer window’ is more widely used, it is officially known as the ‘registration period’ by FIFA. There are two registration periods – one that happens after the season and another that happens in January.
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